The biggest Art Museum
in Ukraine houses unique works of painting sculpture,graphic and
decorative-applied art of West East European countries from the Middle
Ages to the present.. The total collection numbers over fifty trousand
and includes works by Goya and Titian ,as well as large collection by
the Polish painter Jan Maejko.
One of the most
significant museum boasts of a collection of over 130 trousand items,
with at least 1500 on exhibit at any given time. Established in 1905
as a private foundation by the Metropolitan Andriy Sheptyts’kyi, the
museum was inaugurated in 1913 and its collection was presented as a
gift to the Ukrainian national. Splendid icons of XIV-XVIII c
Ukrainian paintings from XIX-XX c, as well as a substantial collection
of folk art are on display.